Oklahoma Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Accused of Manslaughter Turns Himself In

Robert Bates, the 73-year-old sheriff’s reserve deputy charged with manslaughter turned himself in Tuesday.

Monday, Bates was charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Eric Harris.

Police say Harris tried to sell an illegal gun to an undercover officer.

During that operation , they say Bates accidentally shot Harris after he confused his stun gun with his handgun.

Bates was released after posting bond Tuesday.

His lawyer spoke about the charges his client, a volunteer sheriff’s deputy, faces.

If convicted, Bates faces up to four years in prison.